Nuno Sousa e Silva
Nuno Sousa e Silva is a qualified lawyer working mainly in the fields of Intellectual Property, Internet and Software Law and a Professor at the Porto Law School of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He also teaches at Porto Business School and has previously taught at ISCAP and at the School of Arts of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. In 2019 he earned a PhD in Law, with a thesis on the intersections between IP and unfair competition (awarded the Abreu Advogados prize). He graduated from the Law School of the Catholic University of Portugal in 2011 and in April 2013 he concluded his Master of Laws degree at the same University with a thesis on trade secrets. Studied at the Munich Intellectual Property Centre (joint program by the Max Planck Institute and GW Law) where he obtained his LLM degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law in November 2013, writing his thesis on the ownership problems of overlaps in European Intellectual Property Law. He has published more than thirty articles and four books in the areas of Internet Law, Intellectual Property, European Union Law, Unfair competition and Contract Law. He is regularly invited for conferences and talks and has given lectures in several Universities and Institutes in Portugal as well as in Germany, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, and the UK.